1. Mailjet keeps Berlin cool at Webmontag Summer Party



    At a fully booked event Monday night, the best of the Berlin startup scene got together at Webmontag’s third annual Summer Party. As the sun set over Kreuzberg, around 500 entrepreneurs, developers, designers, and start-ups gathered to celebrate that summer is finally here - and Mailjet was of course there to join the party!

    For those of our readers who have never been to a party in Berlin, we can tell you that the three following things are a must: beer, a good DJ and Bratwurst. This party was no exception. With the smooth mix of electronic beats and the smell of German gourmet sausages roasting on the grill flowing through the air, the scene was set for a lovely summer evening.

    We were happy to support Webmontag in making the party happen and had the chance to meet and get to know a lot of people from the Berlin startup community. And with the current heatwave of over 30 degrees Celsius in Berlin, our Mailjet koozies were the perfect party accessory to keep everyone’s beverages cool.





  2. Wir Sind Berliners: RSVP for Mailjet Day @Betahaus



    Betahaus is one of our favorite spots in Berlin: that’s why we decided to settle there for a day. Let’s see how we could (re)meet. If you’re not around on July 11, no problem: Mailjet will be in Berlin a whole month, from July 4 to August 4!

    5 Sessions at Betahaus on July 11: Register Now! 

    Objectives of the day: meet you (again) and share experiences. Whether you are interested in email, startups or terrific job opportunities, you should come to us ;) 

    09:30 am - BETABREAKFAST
    "Get to know creative minds and start ups in Berlin."
    Meeting the community

    11:30 am - JOB DATING
    "Looking for an awesome job?”
    RVSP: Let’s grab a drink & explore opportunities with us!

    02:00 pm - WORKSHOP (free) 
    "2 sessions to avoid email fails"
    RVSP: Hacking Growth With Email: Deliverability & Feedback Loops

    04:00 pm -  ASK US ANYTHING (free) 
    "Familiar with AMA? Let’s do the same IRL.” 
    RVSP: A Startup marketeer and a developer at your disposal

    06:30 pm - AFTERWORK (free) 
    "Growing your business abroad? Let’s grab a beer and talk about this." 
    Beer Time: What’s Your International Growth Strategy?

    Don’t forget these 2 awesome events

    BETAPITCH, July 6 
    10-14 innovative start ups will pitch their ideas in front of a jury and 150 guests. The winning team will get 10.000€ pocket money (sponsored by hub:raum), will go on a 6 month trip through the betahaus coworking spaces around Europe, a trip to Paris with Mailjet and spend 2 weeks in the Silicon Valley!

    TOA, August 1-2
    This tech event is one of my favorites. I’m tempted to call it the “European SXSW”. So book your tickets now to get the best rate: we will be around. 

    Can’t make it? 

    If you would like to meet us but your agenda doesn’t match ours, email me at elie@mailjet.com or ping me @Elie__.

  3. Two years already, and the best is still to come!


    The month of August is traditionally very calm. It is as we approach September that things begin to start up again. For Mailjet during this period, there was a time when things were just getting started for the first time…

    Mailjet celebrates its two year anniversary!

    If the service was officially launched in February 2011, the first lines of code were written in the summer of 2010. Our founder, Julien Tartarin had quit his job to devote himself full-time to the Mailjet project. The rest of the team took their nights and weekends to work on it. Then, little by little, the number of collaborators grew, along with the number of users!

    This is a big thank you to all of our users, to those who are joining us now and to those who turned to us in the beginning of this great adventure.

    Where are we now?

    We are pretty  proud of our presence in France: people are really starting to get to know us! In the other countries, word of mouth is spreading too… overseas, certainly, but also in Europe: Great Britain, Spain…and Germany.

    Preparing the next step: The Berlin Escapade!

    A part of our team just returned from Berlin. For the past decade or so, the German capital has been buzzing with life by attracting young Europeans in search of exciting art, music, and nightlife. Today, Berlin is also a center of entrepreneurship: hundreds of startups have been created there in the past few years. Its combination of a dynamic ecosystem and minimal costs has spread across and benefited all of Europe.

    The cost of living in Berlin is not that high, so you can get started rather inexpensively. Clearly, Mailjet has an opportunity to take here: so much is happening! At least, that’s what we found at the different events we attended last week.

    As anniversaries are also an occasion to look toward the future, here is a quick report: displayed in images!

    Campus Party Europe & Tech Open Air Berlin

    These two events also occurred while we were there, in true Berlin-style: one at Tempelhof, an iconic former airport, and the other in a space usually used as a nightclub. The result? Something you wouldn’t see anywhere else in the world.

    Tens of thousands of developers crammed themselves into tents in a gigantic hangar. 

    The result was quite impressive. You can find all of the photos on the event’s Facebook page.

    The next day was devoted to Tech Open Air…and we still had the feeling that we were in an offbeat location.

    The entire ecosystem of Berlin startups was there…The next day, a series of satellite events continued to amaze us, like our breakfast on the top floor of the Axel Springer tower.

    Seeing the liveliness and energy of this ecosystem, it is clear that much remains to be done: thousands of opportunities have emerged for us. Two years is short indeed, but this is just the beginning, given all that’s left for us to do!